The Sacred Heart Parish Council and Sacred Heart School Advisory Council have named Jessica Pyle as director of finance, it was announced on Thursday.

In this newly formed, full-time position, Pyle will be responsible for developing and implementing best practices in accounting and strategic financial planning for Sacred Heart Parish and Sacred Heart School, 416 W. 3rd, Sedalia.

Pyle begins her new duties June 25. She previously served as executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri. Pyle is a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. She attended University of Central Missouri.

Sacred Heart School is a private elementary and secondary school providing education for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.